Forum Proceedings

With each Forum meeting we are gifted with abstracts and papers from some of the leading minds in the industrial minerals industry.

Some of the proceedings posted here can be downloaded as open file series. Other links will take you to separate website to purchase the proceedings from the host geologic society.

Forum Year Location Citation
1st 1965 Columbus, Ohio  Ohio Journal of Science , 66 (2), 1966. 

Ohio Geological Survey

2nd 1966 Bloomington, Indiana Indiana Geological Survey, 1966.

Indiana Geological & Water Survey

3rd 1967 Lawrence, Kansas State Geological Survey of Kansas Special Distribution Publication 34, 1967.

Kansas Geological Survey

4th 1968 Austin, Texas Texas Bureau of Economic Geology , 174 p. (no publication number given), 1968. 

Texas Bureau of Economic Geology

5th 1969 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 4th Series, Bulletin M64, 1970.

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources

6th 1970 Ann Arbor, Michigan Michigan Geological Survey Miscellany 1, 1970.

Michigan Geological Survey

7th 1971 Tampa, Florida Florida Bureau of Geology Special Publication 17, 1972.

Florida Geological Survey

8th 1972 Iowa City, Iowa Iowa Geological Survey Public Information Circular 5, 1973

Iowa Geological Survey

9th 1973 Paducah, Kentucky Kentucky Geological Survey Series X, Special Publication 22, 1974.

Kentucky Geological Survey

10th 1974 Columbus, Ohio Ohio Geological Survey Miscellaneous Report 1, 1974.

Ohio Geological Survey

11th 1975 Kalispell, Montana Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 74, 1976.

Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology

12th 1976 Atlanta, Georgia Georgia Geologic Survey Information Circular 49, 1978.
13th 1977 Norman, Oklahoma Oklahoma Geological Survey Circular 79, 1978.

Oklahoma Geological Survey

14th 1978 Albany, New York New York State Museum Bulletin 436, 1980.

New York State Geological Society

15th 1979 Golden, Colorado Colorado Geological Survey Resource Series 8, 1980.

Colorado Geological Survey

16th 1980 St. Louis, Missouri Missouri Division of Geology and Land Survey Special Publication 7, 1980.

Missouri Geological Survey

17th 1981 Albuquerque, New Mexico New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources Circular 182, 1982.

New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources

18th 1982 Bloomington, Indiana Indiana Geological Survey Occasional Paper 37, 1983.

Indiana Geological Survey

19th 1983 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ontario Geological Survey Miscellaneous Paper 114, 1983.

Ontario Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines

20th 1984 Baltimore, Maryland Maryland Geological Survey Special Publication 2, 1985.

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

21st 1985 Tucson, Arizona Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper 4, 134p.

Arizona Geological Survey

22nd 1986 Little Rock, Arkansas Arkansas Geological Commission Miscellaneous Publication MP-21, 1988.

Arkansas Geological Survey

23rd 1987 North Aurora, Illinois Illinois State Geological Survey IMN 102, 1989.

Illinois State Geological Survey

24th 1988 Greenville, South Carolina South Carolina Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication , 155p. (no publication number given), 1990.

South Carolina Geological Survey

25th 1989 Portland, Oregon Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Special Paper 23, 1990.

Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

26th 1990 Charlottesville, Virginia Virginia Division of Mineral Resources Publication 119, 1992.

Virginia Division of Geology and Mineral Resources

27th 1991 Banff, Alberta, Canada Alberta Geological Survey, Alberta Research Council, Information Series 115, 1992.

Alberta Geological Survey

28th 1992 Martinsburg, West Virginia West Virginia Geologic and Economic Survey and U.S. Bureau of Mines Circular C-46, 1995.

West Virginia Geologic and Economic Survey

29th 1993 Long Beach, California California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology Special Publication 110, 1995.

California Geological Survey

30th 1994 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources Energy, Minerals and Energy Division Miscellaneous Report 16, 1995.

Nova Scotia Geoscience & Mines Branch

31st 1995 El Paso, Texas New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources Bulletin 154, 19931st Forum Proceedings.

New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources

32nd 1996 Laramie, Wyoming Wyoming State Geological Survey Public Information Circular 38, 1997.

Wyoming State Geological Survey

33rd 1997 Quebec, Canada Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum Special Volume 50, 1998.

Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum

34th 1998 Norman, Oklahoma Oklahoma Geological Survey Circular 102, 1999.

Oklahoma Geological Survey

35th 1999 Park City, Utah Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 01-2, 2001.

Utah Geological Survey

36th 2000 Bath, England Industrial Minerals and Extractive Industry Geology, Geological Society Publishing House, 2002.

British Geological Survey

37th 2001 Victoria, British Columbia British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, Geological Survey and Development Branch , Paper 2004-1, 2004.

British Columbia Geological Survey

38th 2002 St. Louis, Missouri Missouri Department of Natural Resources Geological Survey and Resource Assessment Division, Report of Investigations No. 74, 2004.

Missouri Geological Survey

39th 2003 Reno, Nevada Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Special Publication 33, 2004.

Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology

40th 2004 Bloomington, Indiana Indiana Geological Survey Occasional Paper 67, 2007.

Indiana Geological & Water Survey

41st 2005 Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul: Ore Deposits – Geochemistry Department of Istanbul Technical University, 2005.

Geological Survey of Turkey

42nd 2006 Asheville, North Carolina North Carolina Geological Survey, Information Circular 34, 2006.

North Carolina Geological Survey

43rd 2007 Boulder, Colorado Colorado Geological Survey Resource Series 46, 2007.

Colorado Geological Survey

44th 2008 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Oklahoma Geological Survey
45th 2009 Delaware, Ohio Ohio Department of Natural Resource Division of Geological Survey, 45th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals, 2009.

ODNR Division of Geological Survey

46th 2010 Middletown, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey, 2010.

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources

47th 2011 Champaign, Illinois Illinois State Geological Survey, Circular 587, 2015.

Illinois State Geological Survey

48th 2012 Phoenix, Arizona Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper #9, 2014.

Arizona Geological Survey

 49th 2013 Kingston, Jamaica Mines and Geology Division, Ministry of Science, Technology Energy and Mining, 2013.

Geological Society of Jamaica

50th 2014 St Andrew, Scotland Scotland: British Geological Survey
51st 2015 Twin Cities, Minnesota Minnesota Geological Survey, Open File Report 16-2, 2015.
52nd 2016 Louisville, KY (Indiana) Illinois State Geological Survey, Open File Series, 2016.
53rd 2017 Colorado Springs, Colorado Colorado Geological Survey
54th 2018 Austin, Texas Texas Bureau of Economic Geology